Browns Now in Scary Position, Chips All-In on Johnny Manziel After Draft

May 3, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns may or may not have been in the chase for quarterback Marcus Mariota Thursday night. The answer to that depends on exactly which ESPN source you’d like to believe.
For his part, Browns general manager Ray Farmer said “no, no, no” when asked if he attempted a Mariota leap, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Northeast Ohio Media Group.
The trigger wasn’t pulled despite plenty of ammunition in the form of two first-round picks. Hesitancy to take another cannonball into the first-round quarterback abyss was understandable. Remember, we’re discussing a franchise that’s selected two quarterbacks in the first round over the past three years.
But then 10 more Browns picks passed, and none were used on a quarterback. So what's more terrifying: Taking another quarterback plunge of some kind, or being all-in on Johnny Manziel?
Can it be a tie?
Balking on giving up prime draft real estate to acquire Mariota through the Tenne...

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